Exploring the Olympic Mountains accounts of the earliest expeditions, 1878-1890 by

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  • Olympic Mountains (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Olympic Mountains


  • Explorers -- Washington (State) -- Olympic Mountains -- Biography.,
  • Olympic Mountains (Wash.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Sources.,
  • Olympic Mountains (Wash.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pp. 473-476) and index.

Book details

Statementcompiled by Carsten Lien.
GenreBiography., Sources.
ContributionsLien, Carsten.
LC ClassificationsF897.O5 E97 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination483 p. :
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3938023M
ISBN 100898868033
LC Control Number2001002403

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The O'Neill Expedition: A century ago this summer the Olympics were explored Columbia Magazine, Summer Vol. 4, No. 2 By Robert L. Wood Because they do not lie athwart the beaten paths of commerce, the Olympic Mountains were not explored until late in the nineteenth century.

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